Liveline

Liveline

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Liveline Monday 22 April 2013

Remember, the Liveline Christmas Special will be broadcast live from Dublin's Duke Street on Christmas Eve. This is open to the public and we hope to see you all there.  

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Pauline found her son Jonathan dead just over two weeks ago.   He was a heroin addict for nine years.    She feels that addicts like her son are dying because there isn't the help out there for them.   She wanted desperately for him to go into a clinic.   But no clinic would take him until he was stable or clean.   

Journalist Anne Marie Hourihan wrote an article in the Irish Times today following the Sunita Halapanavar inquest.      She believes as a relative of a patient in the hospital system you feel at once completely powerless and yet totally responsible.    She described looking for the conusltant and never finding him or her.    Remembers finding dirty adult nappies on counter tops and blood stained surgical gown lying acrosss the bed.   Are these minor matters she asks.

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